- Saving Coho Salmon: It's All About the Timing
May 17: As NOAA biologists work to re-establish runs of coho salmon in California, they aim to bring back some of the diversity of the wild populations that once thrived there.
- The Keratin Connection
May 16: Experts with very different backgrounds join forces to protect endangered sea turtles.
- Study Analyzes Risks to Whales from Ship Traffic
Mar 29: Researchers identified areas off southern California with high numbers of whales and assessed their risk from potentially deadly collisions with commercial ship traffic in a newly released study.
- Public Comment Extended to List 66 Coral Species
Feb 25: The public comment period is extended for NOAA's proposed listing of 66 reef-building coral species under the Endangered Species Act.
- When One Endangered Species Eats Another
Jan 22: When one endangered species eats another, ecosystem-based management may be the only way to save them both: killer whales and chinook salmon.
- NOAA Helps Indonesian Team Protect Sea Turtles
July 2: NOAA scientists and an Indonesian turtle monitoring team study leatherback sea turtle nesting populations in Papua, Indonesia, to learn more about population decline factors to protect this endangered species.
- Turtle Bycatch Experiments Empower Students
May 29: Students have unique opportunity to work with NOAA Fisheries scientists to protect turtles from the impacts of fishing gear in Baja California, Mexico.
- NOAA Invites Comment on Coral Reports
April 13: NOAA announces the availability of several coral documents for public review and comment in response to a petition to list 83 species of coral under the Endangered Species Act. Photo Credit: Arkive, Franco Banfi
- New Protections in Place for Atlantic Sturgeon
Jan. 31: NOAA’s Fisheries Service announced a final decision to list five distinct population segments of Atlantic sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act.
- Final Recovery Plan Issued for Steelhead Trout
Jan. 12: NOAA Fisheries Service issued a final Recovery Plan designed to stabilize and eventually restore steelhead trout numbers in coastal streams from the Santa Maria River in Santa Barbara County south to the United States and Mexico border.
- Scientists Track the Gulf Sturgeon Stampede
Oct. 20: Cool fall temperatures signal to Gulf sturgeon that it’s time to migrate. That means NOAA Fisheries scientists are on their trail, determined to better understand these mysterious fish.
- Bringing Back the Abalone
Oct. 3, 2011: Faced with a variety of threats, including disease and illegal harvest, abalone are endangered in some parts of the Northwest. But new NOAA-funded research could restore their numbers.